IP Law

IP Law


Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers was the first law firm in Australia to specialise exclusively in IP law and has a depth of experience in IP litigation and commercialisation that is unparalleled in Australia.

Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers specialise exclusively in IP law providing IP litigation and commercialisation services to some of Australia’s foremost innovative technology companies, research institutions, multinational corporations as well as to Australian Government agencies.

Our Principals and professional staff have unparalleled depth of experience in IP legal matters, and are frequently called on to provide practical and proactive assistance to clients to help them achieve optimum commercial outcomes, whether through advisory and transaction services or litigious matters.

Our commercial transactions and advice team helps clients to optimise the management of their IP portfolios, manage risks and to extract maximum commercial returns from their R&D investment through thoughtful and strategic structured licensing, R&D collaboration and other commercial transactions.

Our litigation team is recognised for its expertise in trade marks, patents, designs and copyright law. It has extensive experience in pursuing and defending proceedings for infringement, invalidity, passing off and misleading and deceptive conduct.

Spruson & Ferguson Lawyers prides itself on providing practical, commercially relevant and executable advice based on a shared understanding of our clients’ commercial goals and needs.